East Central Energy - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program (Minnesota)

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Financial Incentive Program

Place Minnesota

Name East Central Energy - Residential Energy Efficiency Rebate Program
Incentive Type Utility Rebate Program
Applicable Sector Residential
Eligible Technologies Central Air conditioners, Clothes Washers, Dishwasher, Heat pumps, Lighting, Refrigerators, Water Heaters, Geothermal Heat Pumps, HVAC ECM
Active Incentive Yes

Implementing Sector Utility
Energy Category Energy Efficiency Incentive Programs, Renewable Energy Incentive Programs
Amount LEDs: $3/bulb (limit 3 bulbs)

CFL Recycling: $0.50 per bulb
Central AC: $30 - $330
Air-Source Heat Pump: $300 - $630
Heat Pump/AC Tune Up: $25
Refrigerator/Freezer (with recycling of old unit): $75
Ductless Air-Source Heat Pumps: $300
Geothermal Heat Pump: $400/ton
HVAC ECM: $100
Storage Water Heating: $100 - $200
Storage Space Heating: $25/KW

Equipment Requirements Appliances and lighting fixtures must be Energy Star rated

Heat Pump/AC: 13 SEER minimum

Program Administrator East Central Energy
Website http://www.eastcentralenergy.com/rebates.aspx
Date added to DSIRE 2006-09-22
Last DSIRE Review 2012-06-28

References DSIRE[1]


East Central Energy (ECE) provides rebates for residential customers to purchase energy efficient equipment. Rebates are offered for recycled refrigerators/freezers, central air conditioning units, HVAC electronically commutated motors (ECM), HVAC system tune-ups, air-source heat pumps, geothermal heat pumps, storage water heaters, and storage space heaters. In order to be eligible for heat pump and air conditioning rebates, installations must be completed by a certified HVAC contractor registered with ECE.

Used fluorescent lamps and high-intensity discharge lamps are also eligible for $0.50/lamp recycling rebate offered in conjunction with participating hardware stores. Additional information and application forms may be found at the web site listed above. Contact ECE for more information on this program.

Incentive Contact

Contact Name Tonya Olson
Department East Central Energy

Address 3617 E. Baumgartner Rd

Place Superior, Wisconsin
Zip/Postal Code 54880
Phone (800) 254-7944

Website http://www.eastcentralenergy.com
Contact Name Headquarters
Department East Central Energy

Address P.O. Box 39
Address 2 412 Main Avenue N
Place Braham, Minnesota
Zip/Postal Code 55006
Phone (800) 254-7944

Email info@ecemn.com
Website https://www.eastcentralenergy.com/

  • Incentive and policy data are reviewed and approved by the N.C. Solar Center's DSIRE project staff.[1]


  1. 1.0 1.1  "Database of State Incentives for Renewables and Efficiency (DSIRE)"